In this episode of Tech Teardown, Erin Kennedy discusses the week's biggest tech news and rumors with Jamal Carnette and Evan Niu, CFA. This week's topics:

  • Facebook's third-quarter earnings release shows how volatile the stock can be.
  • Smartphone sales hit a new record as price points continue to fall. Meanwhile, Apple's lost tablet market share, but the new iPad refresh will probably mitigate that.
  • Intel has largely sat out of the mobile fray -- until now.
  • Google's new Nexus 5 sports LTE and Android 4.4 KitKat.
  • The rumor mill suggests the Retina iPad Mini will arrive before Thanksgiving.
  • The King of Cupertino is toppled from its mighty throne: Apple lost its ranking in tablet customer satisfaction to Samsung.
  • Microsoft's Smart Search peeks inside users' personal desktop searches.